25,000-30,000 Civilians Maimed in Final Days of Sri Lanka War
24 May 09 | AWC News
Reporter says slain rebel leaders were promised safety right before final offensive.
While the Sri Lankan government maintains that no civilian casualties were caused in the final offensive against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Sri Lanka’s branch of the French-based aid organization Handicap International says that between 25,000 and 30,000 people are believed to have been seriously maimed in the final days of the military offensive against the separatist rebels. >>>